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Indoor Activities in Hampton Roads Rainy Day Ideas

30 December 2014 by

Oh the dreaded cold rainy day and a house full of rambunctious kids! Yesterday this happened to me. It was 40 degrees and raining all day and we needed to find a place to play indoors. I put a list together of all the possibilities and thought I'd share it with you. Below is my list of indoor activities on a rainy day in Virginia Beach/Norfolk.

Indoor Activities in Virginia Beach Norfolk
Play Area in MacArthur Mall.

Indoor Activities in Virginia Beach / Norfolk


Virginia Beach Aquarium

Mariner's Museum in Newport News

Children's Museum of Portsmouth

Virginia Living Museum in Newport News

Air and Space Museum in Hampton

Art museums:

Museum Of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach

Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk


Pretlow Library off Oceanview has a small indoor play area.

Indoor Playgrounds:

Fieldhouse in Virginia Beach has a huge playground with tunnels.

MacAurthur Mall in Norfolk has a nice soft play area near the food court.

Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach has a nice soft play area.

Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach located by Target

Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake.

Chesapeake Square Mall in Western Branch area of Chesapeake.

Chick-fil-a indoor playgrounds.


Dave and Busters


Bounce Houses:

Bounceez off Lynnhaven near Virginia Beach Blvd

The Bounce House near Lynnhaven Mall, near Military Circle in Norfolk, near Chesapeake Square Mall, and near Newport News.

Kangaroo Jac's near Greenbrier Mall of Chesapeake.

Trampoline Parks:

Cloud9 a trampoline park near Greenbrier Mall.

Rebounderz a trampoline park in Newport News.

Indoor Play Facility:

Funville in Virginia Beach. They have slides, obstacle courses, bumper cars, and tons more.

Places with Memberships:


GreenBean Contemporary Play

My Gym

City Rec Centers

Indoor Activities:

Home Depot has kids classes for free.

ColorMeMine is a place to color pottery. Costs money.

If I left out your favorite indoor activity, please comment below!

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